Our 2021 Thanksgiving playlist!

Music is an essential part of every holiday, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to play. Here are 11 songs you need to add to your Thanksgiving playlist!

Imani Williams

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: November 25th, 2021 12:00 pm pst

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Thanksgiving is here and most of us are accompanied by our families. It’s important to know what kind of music should be played, but don’t worry, we got you covered!

Here’s our Thanksgiving playlist that will satisfy your great-grandma all the way down to your younger brother or sister.

“We Are Family” by Sister Sledge

What’s Thanksgiving without playing this song at least one time?

“We are family …I got all my sisters with me!”

“Just Fine” by Mary J. Blige

This song is for the aunties and uncles!

A nice bop when you first smell the food that’s on the stove

“Family Business” by Kanye West

I’m throwing it back with this one!

This one is for the family members that aren’t here this year.

“Thankful” by Kelly Clarkson

This is a cute song to remind us to be thankful for all the blessings we’ve received and for the people we have by our side.

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

We all know this one!

I promise that you’ll get up and dance when this song comes on. It’s crucial for the playlist.

“Blessings” by Chance the Rapper

This one is a vibe!

“Thanksgiving Song” by Adam Sandler

This song is a silly one that will be sure to put smiles on your family members’ faces!

“Sweetener” by Ariana Grande

Play this song while you’re eating your dessert!

“Stir Fry” by Migos

This song will have everyone turnt!

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey

For the end of the night of course we had to throw in a Christmas song, especially this one!

“This Christmas” by Chris Brown

A perfect family song.

Add these songs to your Thanksgiving playlist and I promise you and your family will have so much fun!

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About The Author:

Imani Williams is a senior at Penn State University majoring in Broadcast Journalism. She is an intern at AfterBuzz TV and a fanatic of all things entertainment.

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